8 days in Cuba Itinerary

8 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Varadero
— 1 night
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Cayo Largo
— 2 nights
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Trinidad
— 1 night
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Havana
— 3 nights

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Varadero

Varadero ©
One of the largest resort towns in the Caribbean, Varadero boasts a 20 km (12 mi) long stretch of sand, lined with hotels and all-inclusive resorts.
On the 3rd (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Cayos Blancos, Head underground at Cueva de Saturno, then stroll around Josone Park, and finally kick back and relax at Varadero Beach.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Varadero trip itinerary planning site.

Phoenix, USA to Varadero is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Phoenix to Varadero. In April, daily temperatures in Varadero can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Varadero Beach ©
Varadero Beach
Josone Park ©
Josone Park
Cayos Blancos ©
Cayos Blancos

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Cayo Largo

Cayo Largo ©
The stress of modern life feels a million miles away when you holiday on Cayo Largo, a small and unspoiled resort island off the coast of Cuba.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Paraiso. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Sirena Beach, then admire the verdant scenery at Valle de Vinales, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Palenque de los Cimarrones.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cayo Largo itinerary site.

You can fly from Varadero to Cayo Largo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Trinidad.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Valle de Vinales ©
Valle de Vinales
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach

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Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Built on sugar and seemingly preserved in molasses, the town of Trinidad attracts visitors with its well-aged 19th century architecture and rustic charm, showcasing the sounds, scents, and sights of days gone by.
On the 6th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Topes de Collantes, see the interesting displays at Museo de Historia Municipal, then make a trip to Plaza Mayor, then examine the collection at Romance Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ancon Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Trinidad trip maker website.

Traveling by bus from Cayo Largo to Trinidad takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in April, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Havana.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Ancon Beach ©
Ancon Beach
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Topes de Collantes ©
Topes de Collantes

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Havana

Havana ©

Rome of the Caribbean

Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Havana is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Malecón of Havana, don't miss a visit to El Capitolio, steep yourself in history at El Morro, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Belas Artes de Cuba.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Havana trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Trinidad to Havana in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Havana are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Havana

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Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Old Square (Plaza Vieja) ©
Old Square (Plaza Vieja)

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